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Hare Krishna National Festival 2020

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Tui Ridge

260 Anderson Road

Hamurana, Bay Of Plenty 3072

New Zealand

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Three Uplifting days of inspiration and connection. A unification of devotees from all around New Zealand

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All You Need To Know For The Upcoming Hare Krishna National Festival!

Friday 23rd October,2020

4pm- Arrival of devotees

7pm- Dinner

8pm- Welcome speech followed by kirtan

Saturday 24th October,2020

7am- Deity greeting and Guru Puja

8am- Seminar by H.G Ambarisa Prabhu (Wellington)

9am- Breakfast

10am- Kid's activity

11.30am- Harinam in Rotorua after which, a soak in hot pools

3.30pm- Prasadam

4.30pm-9.30pm: Evening program (Talent show, kirtan, performances)

Sunday 25th October, 2020

7am-Deity greeting and Guru Puja

8am- Seminar by H.H Devamrta Swami

9am- Breakfast

10am- Outdoor fun

1pm- Hot Pools


4.30pm-9.30pm: Evening program (drama, kirtan ,performance)

Discussion space (realisations/experiences in ISKCON New Zealand)

Monday 26th October, 2020

7am- Deity Greeting and Guru Puja

8am- Seminar

9am- Breakfast

10am- Rathayatra

12.30pm- Lunch followed by farewell.

End of NZ National Hare Krishna Festival.

Director- H.G Kalasamvara Prabhu

Overall Festival Overseers- Janmastami Krishna Prabhu (0210763762) and Divya Govinda Prabhu (0212563065)

Accommodation- Suryachandra Krishna Prabhu (021440940).

Kirtan and entertainment- Govinda Kinkar das (0211035050)

Head cook- Gopal Guru Prabhu

Devotee Care- Krishnachandra Prabhu (02102750487)

***** Bring your Duvet, Pillow and Sheet ***** If you wish bring your sleeping bags***

Questions & Answers

Q: When is this festival?

A: Labour weekend! 23rd October- 26th October 2020

Q: Is there any transport available to get from Auckland to Rotorua?

A: Yes, We are in the process of arranging this. For more info, please contact Suryachandra Krishna Prabhu.

Q: When should we arrive for the festival?

A: Friday 23rd October. Check in is 4pm onwards. Dinner prasad will be served at 7pm on the first day.

Q: What is the last day of the festival?

A: Monday 26th, after lunch. Check out is 3pm.

Q: Do I need to register if we aren’t staying on site?

A: Yes, we need to know how many we are catering for.

Q: How many meals will be provided daily?

A: Two meals. Prasadam will be served at 9am and then again at 3pm

Q: Will there be vegan prasad available?

A: Yes

Q: Is anyone welcome to come for this festival?

A: Yes, anyone is more than welcome!

Q: Will there be any special guests attending the festival?

A: Yes, H.H Devamrta Swami will attend this festival for a day on Sunday morning

Q: If I bring my family, is there a cottage I can hire?

A: Yes there are bigger places available for families but, not very many so it’ll be on a 'first in first served' basis.

Q: How much would it cost for a cottage?

A: $310 for the whole festival.

Q: Will there be activities for children?

A: Yes, more info to come.

Q: Do I need to pay beforehand or when I arrive?

A: You must send payment through asap as this is part of registering.

Q: Can we get our money back if we can’t make it?

A: Sorry, no refunds.

Q: Can I attend a day or two?

A: Yes, but there is a set amount for the festival so you would still need to pay the full price.

Q: Do I need to pay for prasadam?

A: Prasadam is free.

Q: Can I stay elsewhere in Rotorua?

A: Yes. You would still need to register but it would be no cost. Prasadam would be no cost too. We will be happy if you wish to donate any money.

Q: How much would it be for a single person to attend this festival?

A: $55 per person. You would be staying in a dormitory with other devotees. Ladies and Men will be in a separate dormitory . There will be separate dormitory for the family. Also there are other options such as caravans, Motor homes etc. Talk to Surya Chandra

We hope we covered all your questions, If you have any specific concerns or queries, please contact the person in charge of whichever category listed above.

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Tui Ridge

260 Anderson Road

Hamurana, Bay Of Plenty 3072

New Zealand

View Map

Refund Policy

No Refunds

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